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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Body, Funeral Home Van Recovered; Suspects Arrested in Jefferson County

A funeral home van containing a body was stolen in St. Louis, Missouri. The van has now been recovered and the suspects hav been arrested. One of the suspects, Brian Shaake, was charged with a felony count of stealing of a motor vehicle. Police believe that Shaake is now homeless. Shaake is being held on a $40,000 cash bond and is considered to be a danger to the community since he was still driving the van, even after realizing thee was a dead body in the back. 

Christina Kalb, the second suspect, was charged with misdemeanor of tampering with a motor vehicle. 

The van was found after a witness spotted it at Walmart and called the police. Shaake and Kalb were arrested inside the store. 

See Doyle Murphy, Body, Funeral Home Van Recovered; Suspects Arrested in Jefferson County, RiverFront Times, February 12, 2021. 

Special thanks to Mark J. Bade (CPA, GCMA, St. Louis, Missouri) for bringing this article to my attention. 


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